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Imaginative Geographies: The Politics and Poetics of Space

in Ciaran Carson: Space, Place, Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314780
eISBN:
9781846316203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316203.002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses a critical framework and recent paradigms for the study of space and place advanced in the fields of geography and cultural theory that will be used in the analysis of Ciaran ... More


Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon

Felipe Martínez-Pinzón and Javier Uriarte (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941831
eISBN:
9781789623598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941831.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The diverse approaches to the Amazon collected in this book focus on stories of intimate, quotidian, interpersonal experiences (as opposed to those that take place between companies and nations) ... More


The City in Arabic Literature: Classical and Modern Perspectives

Nizar F. Hermes and Gretchen Head (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474406529
eISBN:
9781474449793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406529.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This edited volume addresses the ways in which the city has been explored in works of literature by classical and modern ‘Arab’ authors from different theosophical and ideological backgrounds. ... More


Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Laurence Publicover

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806813
eISBN:
9780191844362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806813.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Focusing on early modern plays that stage encounters between peoples of different cultures, this book asks how a sense of geographical location was created in early modern theatres that featured ... More


Introduction

Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Peter Hulme, Owen Robinson, and Lesley Wylie

in Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318900
eISBN:
9781846319983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book belongs to a series called American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography. Not a tightly defined geographical designation, American Tropics refers to a kind of extended Caribbean, including ... More


Introduction: An Uninhabited Island?

Laurence Publicover

in Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806813
eISBN:
9780191844362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806813.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Introduction lays out the argument of the book, in part through discussion of critical responses to the geography of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Situating the book’s critical approach within the ... More


Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Peter Hulme, Owen Robinson, and Lesley Wylie (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318900
eISBN:
9781846319983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book belongs to a series called American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography. Not a tightly defined geographical designation, American Tropics refers to a kind of extended Caribbean, including ... More


Conclusions

in Writing Galicia into the World: New Cartographies, New Poetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316678
eISBN:
9781846316807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316807.007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Galician writing. It identifies the part of the literary and cultural geography of Galician writing that remains largely unfamiliar to most ... More


Romancing the Mediterranean

Laurence Publicover

in Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806813
eISBN:
9780191844362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806813.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the ways in which romance literature presents geographical space. To provide a foundation for the chapters that follow, it focuses on a number of classical, medieval, and early ... More


Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Andrew Thacker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This innovative book examines the development of modernism in four European cities: London, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna. Focusing upon how literary and cultural outsiders represented various spaces in ... More


General Introduction: ‘Magazines, Magazines, Magazines!’

Andrew Thacker

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the present volume, which is structured around three parts. Part I considers a range of familiar and less well-known magazines from the 1890s ... More


Haunting Dickens World: To Be Continued

Alison Booth

in Homes and Haunts: Touring Writers' Shrines and Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198759096
eISBN:
9780191819728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759096.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This shorter chapter doubles as a conclusion and a synopsis of tourism today through the example of Charles Dickens and Dr Johnson’s museum in London. The narrative includes repeated tours to the ... More


Thomas Sutpen’s Geography Lesson: Environmental Obscurities and Racial Remapping in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!

Ryan Heryford

in Faulkner's Geographies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay charts the geographic relationship between William Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County and the imagined placement of Thomas Sutpen’s Haiti, as well as the historical relationship between ... More


Introduction: Maps, Modernity, Modernism

Cóilín Parsons

in The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767701
eISBN:
9780191821585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767701.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

The Introduction covers five major areas. First, it offers a sketch of some important moments in Irish cartographic history before the Survey, particularly those that foreshadow the Survey. Second, ... More


Inverted Spaces: Rising from the London Below and the Dark Lands in Neverwhere and MirrorMask

Züleyha Çetiner-Öktem

in The Artistry of Neil Gaiman: Finding Light in the Shadows

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821645
eISBN:
9781496821690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821645.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter analyzes how specific spaces function in Gaiman's mirror-worlds in Neverwhere, MirrorMask, in conjunction with the main characters in each. A brief theoretical framework compares the ... More


Fugitive Allegiances: The Good Ship and the Atlantic Edge

Jos Smith

in Coastal Works: Cultures of the Atlantic Edge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198795155
eISBN:
9780191836503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795155.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The literary journal Archipelago has offered one of the richest artistic visions of the British and Irish landscape this century, but it is one at an argumentative tilt to conventional orientations ... More


Coastal Works: Cultures of the Atlantic Edge

Nicholas Allen, Nick Groom, and Jos Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198795155
eISBN:
9780191836503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795155.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In all the complex cultural history of the islands of Britain and Ireland, the idea of the coast as a significant representative space is critical. For many artists, coastal space has figured as a ... More


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